Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Knoxville


Job Title Diesel Mechanic Employee Type Employee Requisition Primary Location Knoxville, Tennessee Job Description Waste Connections of Tennesseeis seeking an experienced, safety-minded and energeticDiesel Mechanicto join our teaminKnoxville, TN. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.
Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. * Utilize vehicle computer electronic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs. * Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times. * Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports. * Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment. * Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
Class B CDLpreferredor ability to obtain in the future. * Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards. * Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, occasional Saturdays as needed. WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT: * Extensive physical activity.
Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds. * Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair trucks on the road.
Usually well-lighted and ventilated.
Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools.
These factors require following basic safety precautions. COMPENSATION: * Competitive hourly wage plus overtime * Performance-based career growth potential * Medical, dental, vision insurance plans * Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability) * 401(k) with a generous company match * Flexible Spending Account MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Must provide own personal tools. * Must have at least 2 years of diesel mechanic experience * Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsementpreferredor the ability to obtain in the future required. * Welding/fabrication experience * Referral Bonus Opportunity: $500 referral bonus for existing employees if candidate puts their name on the application Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Mechanics: Apply todayand Connect with Your Future! We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement. Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) Job Requirements: Education: Language: Certification(s): Competencies: Responsibilities: Skills:

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